Felting Fashion

Felting Fashion

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Although there are several books on felt, this is the first one that concentrates on felt fashions - in the broadest sense - with felt techniques and patterns for construction. From simple corsages through hats and scarves to jackets and full-length coats, this is an essential book for those already working in felt or fashion who want to make more of felted textiles. The author takes you through the techniques of feltmaking but goes on to show you how to embellish and colour the felt - including using velvets and silks and ruching methods - and then construct garments and accessories from it. The book covers: 1. How to make basic felt 2. Embellishing felt 2. Corsages 3. Earrings and other jewellery 4. Scarves 5. Nuno felt techniques 6. Hat-making 7. Felt sleeveless top 8. Felt skirt 9. Felt jacket, including nuno felt jacket 10. Felt coat With clear instructions, construction patterns and stunning images of felted fashions from a range of felters, this is a great book on a subject growing in popularity.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 223.52 x 281.94 x 20.32mm | 816.46g
  • PAVILION BOOKS
  • Batsford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1906388148
  • 9781906388140
  • 26,761

Table of contents

How to make basic felt Embellishing felt Corsages Earrings and other jewellery Scarves Nuno felt techniques Hat-making Felt sleeveless top Felt skirt Felt jacket, including nuno felt jacket Felt coatshow more

About Lizzie Houghton

Lizzie Houghton trained as a fashion designer and has always been a clothes maker. She now exhibits, sells and teaches in the world of felt textiles. She lives in London.show more

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